Why Climb with Us

Why Climb with us on our Alaska 12 Day Mountaineering Course?

Both guides were effective teachers. They would explain, demonstrate, observe and then correct or suggest refinements. There was always another level of expertise available–and our guides were happy to go down any rabbit hole of knowledge they had (glacial features and route planning? check. One-handed munter and other knot variations? check. Names of each member of the Wu-Tang clan plus any alternative names? check and check.) -2019 Climber

  • One of the world’s finest and most longstanding Guide Staffs.
  • Learn to climb in the Alaska Mountain Range in the shadow of Denali
  • Famed bush flight into the glacier – (same spectacular glacier flight as Denali climbers)
  • Chance to summit multiple peaks in Alaska Range after intensive skill based training
  • Intensive glacier training, developing mountaineering skills
  • 11 nights on the mountain
  • Full days of instruction in the field with highly skilled professional teachers on superb glaciated terrain
  • 5:1 or 4:1 climbers per team maximum size
  • Small group sizes
  • Full gear check and gear explanation before climb
  • Glacier price included in flight
  • Alpine Ascents International has been leading mountaineering courses for over 20 years
  • Each climber gets an evaluation from the guide
  • Gear rental available for all Alpine Ascents climbers
  • Each climber receives t-shirt or logo item
  • Completes prerequisite for many advanced Alpine Ascents climbs

The program was approached in a very serious manner and the guides had tremendous knowledge of the region.  They were both very thorough with their instruction of the mountaineering skills.  Overall, I was very pleased with the outcome.

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